(October 1950)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-08-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, July-December 1950, page 292, registration number B271746.


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Wilbur / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come in, you two! You're missing all the fun!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Laurie Lake

The Famous Archie Series Characters (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Archie Characters / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Cops 'N Robbers (Table of Contents: 2)

Wilbur / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello Wilbur... I was wondering if you could come over and help me pick my costume for tonight's party!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Laurie Lake; Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson; Frank Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur dresses as a crook for Laurie's costume party, then he has to make a deposit at the bank for his father.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Mysterious Package (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Knots to You! (Table of Contents: 5)

Wilbur / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Psssst.... Laurie!.... Doing anything special during lunch period?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Miss Gargle
Synopsis
After Laurie turns down Wilbur for lunch, Linda worries he's going to hang himself.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Flight from Fight (Table of Contents: 7)

Wilbur / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
See, you have to flip the spoon and catch it in the funnel!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin; Slats Morgan; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Miss Gargle
Synopsis
Slats and Wilbur are going to fight, then Wilbur hears the school doctor talking about what bad condition Slats is in and decides not to fight him.

Larry Learns about Live Wires (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Gillette / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Poem! Sweet Poem! (Table of Contents: 10)

Wilbur / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! Who ever wrote this poem, was some Don Juan, eh, mom!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Eleanor Wilkin; Red Wilson; Laurie Lake; Frank Wilkin; J. G. Jingle
Synopsis
Cleaning the attic, Wilbur finds a poem his father wrote to his mother; he also finds a book of poems he borrowed from Laurie over a year ago.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Death on Wheels (Table of Contents: 15)

Statistics on Automobile Accidents / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the sorriest symbols of our times is America's automobile accident record.
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
All text fact article giving grim statistics on automobile accidents.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Wilbur Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Berg
Inks
Dave Berg
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wilbur has to deliver this big crate, but he can't get his car through the underpass, because it's one half inch too high.
Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Cadet Bike Speedometer / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Follow the Leader (Table of Contents: 19)

Wilbur / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Uncle Samba, Samba These Days and Samba Jamba! Boy, this is samba collection of records, Linda!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Moore; Miss Gargle; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Linda has taught Wilbur to dance the samba.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Clutter Bug (Table of Contents: 21)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Boy, a fire! What fun!
Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red Wilson
Synopsis
Red and Wilbur run to watch a fire then learn that it was started by a cluttered attic.

Indexer Notes

Could also be considered a Public Service Announcement.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our story begins in Katy's apartment at 7070 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood--
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Suzie (comic); Ferdie (comic); Archie Andrews (comic); K. O. Kelly; Big Brawnski
Synopsis
Katy and Sis listen to K. O.'s big fight on radio, and Sis imagines what's happening based on the announcer's descriptions.

Indexer Notes

Sis is seen reading Pep, Wilbur, Laugh, Suzie, and Archie comics.

Designs submitted by Larraine Duprey, Mary Ann Cristo, Nora Lee Otero, Donna Lee Solvri, Joyce Wilson, Mary Buckley, Marilyn Muir, Janice Groff, Donna Jean Steele, Earlene Tirel, Dixie Black, Joan Skaftun, Mary Herbert, Donna Deveraux, Peggy Smith, Mary Lee Smullen, Frederick W. Atkinson, Janet Wandersee, Susan Wallace, Linda Gail McGrath, Adela Kernandey, Betsey Koogle, Jeannie Guthrie, Beatrice Bell, Mary Alice Drew, Willeda Crane, Ruth Bacon, Donna Lee Caulk, Joan Lane, Josephine Dahkowski, Roderick Brown, Ernest White, Elizabeth Shay, Annie Logan, Nancy Campbell, Mary Jane Farless, Betty Jean Wetzsteon, Judy Richmond, Arlene Perry, and Vincent Pastena.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Swim Fashions (Table of Contents: 24)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Katy Keene

Indexer Notes

Designs submitted by Betty Lou Archer, Dolores Head, Loretta Holmes, Beverly Richardson, Donna Stock, Betty Jean Miller, Marilyn Palmer, Marilyn Crowe, Jack Shelley, and Jeannette Mayman.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Hollywood Film Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Come in, you two! You're missing all the fun!"]
    Wilbur
  2. 1. The Famous Archie Series Characters
    Archie Characters
  3. 2. Cops 'N Robbers
    Wilbur
  4. 3. ["Hey kids! Did you know that Veronica and I are out in our own comic book?"]
  5. 4. The Mysterious Package
    Captain Tootsie
  6. 5. Knots to You!
    Wilbur
  7. 6. ["Tom Mix Trading Post"]
  8. 7. Flight from Fight
    Wilbur
  9. 8. Larry Learns about Live Wires
    Gillette
  10. 9. ["Archie's pal Jughead is out in another comic book of his own!"]
    Jughead
  11. 10. Poem! Sweet Poem!
    Wilbur
  12. 11. ["Archie - professor of laughomatics"]
  13. 12. ["Boys and girls here's your new Archie yearbook 2nd edition"]
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Golly! We've got to see that!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  15. 14. ["The magazine that's got everything!"]
  16. 15. Death on Wheels
    Statistics on Automobile Accidents
  17. 16. ["Wilbur has to deliver this big crate, but he can't get his car through the underpass, because it's one half inch too high."]
    Wilbur Puzzle Page
  18. 17. ["Free! Mail this coupon today"]
    Cadet Bike Speedometer
  19. 18. ["Wha' hoppen? Why is everybody running? Reggie is back!"]
  20. 19. Follow the Leader
    Wilbur
  21. 20. ["It's later than you think, kids.."]
  22. 21. Clutter Bug
    Wilbur
  23. 22. ["Our story begins in Katy's apartment at 7070 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood--"]
    Katy Keene
  24. 23. ["Over 100,000 readers have already sent for my number one pin-up and cut-out set--"]
  25. 24. Swim Fashions
    Katy Keene
  26. 25. ["Fun for all"]
    Novelty Mart
  27. 26. ["New silk-finish enlargement, ivory gold-tooled frame"]
    Hollywood Film Studios
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bill Devine
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Rudnitski (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Craig Delich
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